Sep 3, 2011 9:00am EDT
grown by the students. it all happens at the school's bonnie bell farm. >> students down here at bonnie bell, we have the organic garden which kids work and they plant. they will take seeds from the packet and grow them in the greenhouse, put them in dirt, then bring them all the way to the end where they can actually eat the fruit and sell the fruit on the farm stand. >> first we plant them, and then we pick them. >> and then we wash them. >> reporter: then they sell the fruits of their labor. and the veggies as well. >> well, i come down here once a week. i have two-hour shifts, which is i'll come down and take the tractor, drive around and pick up all the vegetables we collect during the year and we'll start harvesting. we harvest everything, and then we sell it on our stands, and then well take it to the country store. >> $6 for a pound and half. what would that be per pound? how's your math skills on that? >> our mission, our mandate is to get children to a point where they can engage in their communities in a positive way. they learn how to shake a hand, look a person in th
Sep 29, 2011 10:00pm EDT
competition. the judges compared marcus canty to usher and bonnie brown. he joined us early today -- and bobby brown. he joined us early today on fox 5 news. >> words cannot express how exciting it is to have, you know, so many people stand up for you and clap for you, to have l.a.
Sep 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
forever. we need them. they're our future. >> bonny mulieri. >> it's like watching your child stand in the middle of the interstate and you just have to hope they don't get hit. >> reporter: holly carr. 46 mothers fighting for their children and yours by shaving their heads. susan did it on live tv during an earlier broadcast in honor of her 10-year-old son. cancer took his life earlier this year. >> i have done this for david and i have now been able to check this off as something i've done and i'm proud. our children didn't have a choice. they were bald because they had this terrible disease. >> reporter: the number 46 is significant because each week day in the united states, 46 children in the united states are diagnosed with pediatric cancer, like little decklin eight days shy of his first birthday when he lost his life to cancer. >> we started looking into pediatric cancer and we're shocked at how underfunded it was. >> we've been through the worst of the worst. and i think going through that with your child you realize like what's important and what's not. >> reporter: and wh
Sep 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
being created by this lady. and i want to introduce you to bonnie jacobs. hi, bonnie. >> hi. >> tell me what is going on here. this is great. >> it started back in april. with the design that came from joan gardner and gail boemenharlo and janet etheridge. and anyway, they put their heads together, and came up with this idea for having a mural in the visitor's center. >> and you will be working on this through october? >> we will wrap it up hopefully the end of this month. and we've got to grout it now. we got to put grout in here, and grout in here, with the dark brown here, where the blue is, blue gray grout. and the artists in the community made these pieces and these over here, this is potter pieces. >> and well, she is working around herself. but all of the artists here -- >> real quickly so you understand, here you are, right? okay, turn now. no? yes, right? i thought that looked like you. now turn and look this way. >> okay. >> you didn't want to talk but i wanted to make sure she was on tv. >> a reason to come back. thank you, ladies. myfoxdc.com is our web site. we have a li